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            Te Hahi Mihinare | The Maori Anglican Church
              

            Te Hahi Mihinare | The Maori Anglican Church (Paperback)

            By Kaa, Hirini

            • RRP: $59.99
            • $47.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Oct 20

            This ground-breaking book explores the birth, growth, struggles and ongoing life of Te Hahi Mihinare - the Maori Anglican Church.

            ISBN 9780947518752
            Published NZ 9 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Kalimpong Kids: The New Zealand story, in pictures
             

            The Kalimpong Kids: The New Zealand story, in pictures (Paperback)

            By McCabe, Jane

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $31.50
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            In the early 1900s, 130 young Anglo-Indians were sent to New Zealand in an immigration scheme from Kalimpong, India. They were the mixed-race children of British tea planters and local women, and were placed as workers with New Zealand families. Jane McCabe here tells this compel...ling and little-known story, in pictures.
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            ISBN 9781988592367
            Published NZ 29 Jun 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

            Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture (Trade Paperback / Paperback, None ed.)

            By Pascoe, Bruce

            • RRP: $24.99
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            `Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated hum...an occupation.' Judges for 2016 NSW Premier's Literary AwardsDark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pascoe takes this further and challenges the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. Almost all the evidence is Dark Emu comes from the records and diaries of the Australian explorers, impeccable sources. Bruce's comments on his book compared to Gammage's: My book is about food production, housing construction and clothing whereas Gammage was interested in the appearance of the country at contact. [Gammage] doesn't contest hunter gatherer labels either, whereas that is at the centre of my argument.
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            ISBN 9781921248016
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
            Publisher Magabala Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Today in New Zealand History
             

            Today in New Zealand History (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Atkinson, Neill; Green, David; Phipps, Gareth; Watters, Steve

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            By the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the Alexander Turnbull Library, this glorious, fully illustrated discovery of New Zealand's key times brings history to life. Each day of the year features a story ranging from the nation-forming to the quirky. Born on this Day boxes s...cattered throughout provide details on around 100 significant figures.
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            ISBN 9781775594284
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Living By the Moon: Te Maramataka o Te Whanau-a-Apanui
             

            Living By the Moon: Te Maramataka o Te Whanau-a-Apanui (Paperback)

            By Tawhai, Wiremu

            • RRP: $25.00
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            The dependence of Te Whanau-a-Apanui ancestors on the environment led them to closely study the changes and cycles in nature so they could ensure their survival in their tribal area. Knowledge of aspects such as the sea conditions and best planting and harvesting times at each da...y of the month were carefully observed and remembered and community activities were arranged according to the phases of the moon. This book records this traditional knowledge, handed down orally and through practical demonstration to Te Whanau-a-Apanui elders by their forebears, and from them to the next generations.
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            ISBN 9781775501244
            Published NZ 4 Oct 2013
            Publisher Huia Publishers
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            Wars Without End: New Zealand's Land Wars - A Maori Perspective
              

            Wars Without End: New Zealand's Land Wars - A Maori Perspective (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Keenan, Danny

            • RRP: $30.00
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            From the earliest days of European settlement in New Zealand, argues historian Danny Keenan, Maori struggled to hold on to their land. This is the first book to approach this subject from a Maori point of view, focusing on the Maori resolve to maintain possession of customary lan...ds.
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            ISBN 9780143203414
            Published NZ 20 Nov 2009
            Publisher Penguin
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            BLOOD OF THE FLAX
              

            BLOOD OF THE FLAX (Paperback)

            By Caird, Ray

            • RRP: $45.00
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            Toto O Te Harakeke explores the most important plant-human relationship in the history of Aotearoa. This beautiful, illustrated coffee table book takes us on a poetic personal journey from ancient Gondwanaland to the fashion catwalks of New York. The result, with whanau boom and ...bust, is a playful and stunning celebration of the Harakeke.
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            ISBN 9780473485184
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher The Copy Press
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            The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia's first serial murderer

            The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia's first serial murderer (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By Bretherton, Tanya

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $28.49
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            From the acclaimed author of THE SUITCASE BABY and THE SUICIDE BRIDE, the story of a series of horrific murders that began in 1930s Sydney - and a killer who remained at large for over two decades.

            ISBN 9780733642388
            Published NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Australian Crime Vault
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            The Awful Truth: My adventures with Australia's most notorious tabloid
             

            The Awful Truth: My adventures with Australia's most notorious tabloid (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tame, Adrian

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $29.63
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            • Pub Date
              5 Aug 20

            Before Fake News, there was the real Fake News. There was Truth. Hailed as `a fearless exposer of folly, vice and crime' when it first hit the streets in the 1890s, Truth was later condemned by a High Court Judge as `a wretched little paper, reeking of filth, injurious to the hea...lth of house servants and young girls'. Much later it earned the nickname `The Old Whore of La Trobe Street'. Truth was called many things but it was never boring. Adrian Tame knows that better than anyone as he worked for Truth for more than a decade as a reporter and news editor. In the years it was owned by the Murdoch family he worked alongside young Rupert as he cut his teeth on the shock horror scandals that graced the pages of Truth when it was selling a whopping 400,000 copies a week. Funny, often outrageous and always thoroughly entertaining, The Awful Truth is a rollercoaster ride through an colourful era of newspapers and larger-than-life reporters that we will never see the like of again.
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            ISBN 9781760850494
            Published NZ 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Tides of Kawhia: 2020
              

            Tides of Kawhia: 2020 (Paperback, New edition)

            By O'Connor, Tom

            • RRP: $40.00
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            Crammed with fascinating historical details, this novel introduces the reader to the enigmatic figure of Te Rau-paraha. In the late eighteenth century, Kawhia is the prosperous heart of the people of Ngati Toarangatira. But, beyond the borders ominous changes threaten to drive th...e iwi from their coastal stronghold. In the north, Nga Puhi acquire muskets, and to the east the Waikato tribes cast envious eyes on the bountiful wa-ters and forests of Kawhia. Into this mix the child Maui Potiki is born. He is later called Te Rauparaha ? a name that today ripples down the pages of New Zealand his- tory. The young Te Rauparaha uses his wits, courage and audacity to become a military strategist, accom-plished politician and tribal leader. Sharing his exploits is Te Rou Rou, born into slavery who, like the young man of rank, uses intelligence to improve his status in the often dangerous tribal life of the time. When simmering animosities between the inland peoples explode into all-out-war, hundreds of warriors are left on the battlefield. In Tides of Kawhia, deadly fights and ancient Maori ritual mingle with delicate poetry and an impetuous hot-blooded people, bringing to life a period of history and a society unknown to many.
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            ISBN 9780995121935
            Published NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher John Douglas Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Te Rauparaha's life
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